Comments for: Former Hostess workers eligible for federal aid

Posted Feb. 20, 2013, at 7:06 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday announced that approximately 18,000 Hostess workers in 48 states, including those in Maine, are eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance. Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, in January 2012 filed for bankruptcy and in November said it would shut down for …

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